According to estimates, India will provide two million doses of the Covishield vaccine, which is made by the Serum Institute of India, to Nepal by the first week of October.
Despite the fact that the exact date of the vaccine delivery has not yet been determined, authorities from the Ministry of Health and Population have stated that the vaccine would come within the specified time frame.
In an interview with the Washington Post, a senior official at the Ministry of Health and Population said that the country was expecting two million doses of the Covishield vaccine from India soon. According to the Indian government, 1 million doses out of the total two million doses will be provided as a grant.
The remaining 1 million doses of the vaccine are part of the total of 2 million doses of the vaccine for which the government paid Serum in February, according to the company. For $4 per dosage, the Indian government had purchased 2 million doses of the Covishield vaccine produced by the University of Oxford and Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca in collaboration with the Serum Institute of India, with the government paying $4 each dose in advance.
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